Did You Know: John Mellencamp’s “Jack & Diane”

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On ‘Tickets @ 2′ this afternoon be listening for “Jack & Diane” by [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]John Mellencamp[/lastfm], a # 1 hit in 1982.

A song about a high school couple falling in love, the inspiration was his home town of Seymour, Indiana which had a population of about 13,000 at the time.

Mellencamp was quoted in The Sun October 10, 2008 if he was bothered that he is best known for this song. He replied: “That song is almost 30 years old and it gets played more today in the United States than it did when it came out.”

It’s caller # 12 to win tickets to see ‘America’s Romantic Piano Session’ with Jim Brickman at the Segerstrom Center For The Arts; 1-800-232-KRTH. (5784).

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